Winter returning to the Eastern United States … in APRIL

Heavy snow expected in the Northeast and freeze warnings out already in Kentucky thru Oklahoma.  Up to a foot (30 cm) of heavy wet snow could lead to tree damage and powers outages in affected areas.

National Weather Service Buffalo NY
Mar 30 2021

…WINTER STORM WATCH FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations in excess of 9 inches possible.

* WHERE…The Eastern Lake Ontario Region, including the cities of Oswego, Watertown, Lowville, Big Moose, Eagle Bay, McKeever, Old Forge, Atwell, Nobleboro, Northwood, Long Lake, Sabattis, Hoffmeister, Wells, Ilion, Herkimer, Little Falls, Mohawk, Frankfort, and Dolgeville

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes on Thursday.

Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible in the following areas:

Western Adirondacks and western Mohawk Valley, Western Clinton, Southeastern St. Lawrence, Southern Franklin, Northern Oneida, Yates, Seneca, Southern Cayuga, Onondaga, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, Madison, Southern Oneida and Cortland counties, including the cities of Boonville, Penn Yan, Seneca Falls, Auburn, Syracuse, Corning, Hornell, Watkins Glen, Ithaca, Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, Utica, Cortland Star Lake, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, and Dannemora.

Heavy snow possible.

https://www.weather.gov/buf/

Rain is likely to change over to snow across interior portions of the Northeast and lower Great Lakes as temperatures quickly drop to near and below freezing Wednesday night.

6 to locally 12 inches of wet snow could accumulate over the higher elevations of Upstate New York such as the Adirondacks by Thursday evening, while a swath of mixed precipitation spreads across interior New England along with strong gusty winds from the north and rapidly falling temperatures.

https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/hpcdiscussions.php?disc=pmdspd

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Louisville KY
Tue Mar 30 2021

…Hard Freeze Expected Thursday and Friday Mornings…

.Strong Canadian high pressure will build and settle in over the region for the end of the week. Expect several hours of below
freezing temperatures both Thursday and Friday mornings.

Including Orange-Washington-Scott-Jefferson-Dubois-Crawford-Perry-Harrison-Floyd-Clark-Hancock-Breckinridge-Meade-Ohio-Grayson-Hardin-Bullitt-Oldham-Trimble-Henry-Shelby-Franklin-Spencer-Anderson-Woodford-Fayette-Bourbon-Nicholas-Nelson-Mercer-Jessamine-Larue-Marion-Boyle-Garrard-Madison-Butler-Edmonson-Hart-Green-Taylor-Casey-Lincoln-Logan-Warren-Simpson-Allen-Barren-Monroe-Metcalfe-Adair-Russell-Cumberland-Clinton

Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Madison, Jasper, English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville, Lewisport, Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford, Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville, La Grange, Bedford, Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana, Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles,
Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Winchester, Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville,
Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, Brownsville, Horse Cave, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, Stanford, Russellville,
Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence, Scottsville, Glasgow, Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown, Burkesville,
and Albany.

…FREEZE WARNING FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THURSDAY…

…FREEZE WATCH FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

* TEMPERATURE…Lows Thursday 25-30F and Lows Friday 20-25F.

* IMPACTS…Early vegetation sensitive to freezing temperatures may be damaged or killed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=KYZ042&warncounty=KYC017&firewxzone=KYZ042&local_place1=6%20Miles%20SW%20North%20Middletown%20KY&product1=Freeze+Warning&lat=38.0902&lon=-84.192#.YGPNMK9Kh_A

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for these links

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March 30, 2021 at 08:35PM

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